George Jetson, living in Orbit City in 2026, had a flying car that drove itself. This session will present some of the "Star Wars" technologies such as autonomous vehicles, smarter roads, and transportation alternatives. These options are just behind the curtain and will be with us long before 2062 so we need to be planning for them. The panelists are Ryan Harrington, Volpe National Transprotation Systems Center; Dr. Emilio Frazzoli, MIT; And Garry Ritter, Volpe's Innovative Tech... Topics: SmarterCape, OpenCape, Transportation, Visionary, Seacrest Hotel and Resort
Henry Ford said, "If I'd asked customers what they wanted, they would have said a faster horse". Technology provides us with a new paradigm for transportation and Open Cape is a tool that will propel the Cape into this new frontier. This session will present a concept paper that identifies emerging transportation challenges for Cape Cod and smarter strategies for how the needs can be addressed efficiently. David Schropfer, Chairman and CEO of EnviroDerm, Inc. will faciclitate this... Topics: SmarterCape, OpenCape, Transportation, Working Session, Breakout, Seacrest Hotel Resort
This session will review a framework of the environment that supports Campus Cape Cod, present a draft concept paper and discuss recommendations and next steps. Topics: SmarterCape, OpenCape, Education, Working Session, Breakout, Seacrest Hotel Resort
Come Ready to critique! The Smarter Development Working Group proposes for your feedback a voluntary certification program for identifying examples of Smarter Villages. Starting with a set of development principles and moving to a checklist to grade new and existing villages for their level of sustainability, the group proposes a new program to inform developers and policy makers. Topics: SmarterCape, OpenCape, Development, Working Session, Breakout, Seacrest Hotel and Resort
CEO Dan Gallagher of OpenCape discusses with Falmouth. Ma residents the build out of Cape Net and its capabilities and to what end it will benefit Cape Cod and Falmouth. Topic: Dan Gallagher, OpenCape, Cape Cod, Cape Net, Fiber optics, internet
The Cape Cannot maintain its character and accommodate transportation needs without getting smarter. A recent ITS implementation plan leverages OpenCape, which is regarded as a "game changer" for providing new opportunities. This session will discuss existing ITS, OpenCape opportinities, and what we can expect in 2025 for smart infrastructure that supports emerging vehicle and transportation information technology. Dr. John Collura of U Mass Amherst; Larry Harmon with Bridgewater... Topics: SmarterCape, OpenCape, Transportation, Immediate, Breakout sessions, Seacrest hotel and beach resort
How Do we get to a smarter future? What are the tools in our toolbox? Teno West, attorney with Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West, Sharon Nunes of IBM, and Angus Jennings, Director of Land Use Management with the Town of Westford, MA will lead a lively discussion of options and opportunities for the private and public sectors to work together towards a smarter future. Topics: SmarterCape, OpenCape, Development, Public Private Partnerships, Breakout Sessions, Seacrest Hotel...
Consultant, broadband specialist, media go-to person, internationally recognized speaker, radio talk show host, Craig Settles helps public and private sector organizations use broadband technology to accelerate economic development, reduce costs, and operate more effectively. Topics: SmarterCape, OpenCape, economic Development, Working Session, Breakout, Seacrest Hotel and Resort,...
Dan Gallagher, CEO of OpenCape, Paul Niedzwiecki, Executive Director of the Cape Cod Commission, and Ed Senteio, Finance Department, Town of Yarmouth will provide a glimpse into our smarter future by introducing current efforts towards digital regionalization, and smarter government service delivery. Topics: dan gallagher, paul niedzwiecki, cape cod commission, ed senteio, smarter cape, opencape